Table 1

Parental responses as per each neonatal unit

KCH (n=38 (%))HCM (n=36 (%))
How involved do you feel with the care of your baby?
 1=not at all0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
 2=a little involved4 (10.5)3 (8.3)
 3=quite involved17 (44.7)7 (19.4)
 4=fully involved17 (44.7)26 (72.2)
Do you feel that the pandemic has affected the quality of time you spend with your baby?
 1=disimproved24 (63.2)12 (33.3)
 2=not at all13 (34.2)19 (52.8)
 3=improved1 (2.6)4 (11.1)
 4=not answered0 (0.0)1 (2.8)
Has the pandemic affected the amount of time you spend giving kangaroo care?
 1=decreased13 (34.2)6 (16.7)
 2=not at all21 (55.3)25 (69.4)
 3=increased0 (0.0)2 (5.6)
 4=not applicable4 (10.5)0 (0.0)
 5=not answered0 (0.0)3 (8.3)
Has the pandemic affected the amount of time you spend breast feeding?
 1=decreased6 (15.8)2 (5.6)
 2=not at all14 (36.8)30 (83.3)
 3=increased0 (0.0)1 (2.8)
 4=not applicable18 (47.4)0 (0.0)
 5=not answered0 (0.0)3 (8.3)
Are you satisfied with the updates from the medical and nursing staff regarding your baby?
 1=very unsatisfied1 (2.6)4 (11.1)
 2=unsatisfied1 (2.6)0 (0.0)
 3=moderately satisfied6 (15.8)2 (5.6)
 4=satisfied21 (55.3)6 (16.7)
 5=very satisfied9 (23.7)24 (66.7)
How have you found coming to the hospital to visit your baby?
 1=very difficult5 (13.2)5 (13.9)
 2=sometimes difficult14 (36.8)15 (41.7)
 3=manageable11 (28.9)6 (16.7)
 4=easy8 (21.1)9 (25.0)
 5=not answered0 (0.0)1 (2.8)
  • Data are expressed as number with % in brackets.

  • HCM, Hospital Clinic Barcelona; KCH, King's College Hospital.